Bridges Insurance

Frequently Asked Questions

How are Bridges Insurance Agency and Farmers different from other insurance companies and agencies?

Bridges is different because we want the insurance buying experience to be quick, painless and also the consumer will feel they’ve made an educated decision with optimal protection. Proactive and personalized service. We want to leave our clients in a better place than before we met them. Not time consuming, it won’t take a lot of time out of their day. Usually a 10 minute phone conversation is sufficient to analyze and begin to address the situation. We want our clients to deal with a real person, not 1-800. Not just a transaction. World class customer service at Bridges Insurance Agency thereby installing confidence in our clients.

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How does Farmers handle claims?

Available 24 hrs. a day, 365 days a year. A claim representative will guide customers through the claims process, helping them to prioritize and address issues that arise from the claim. Guidance through every step of the process..

Bridges Insurance Agency 850-354-8900

Farmers Claims Reporting 800-435-7764

Farmers also has a large fleet of Mobile Claims Center buses. The buses are equipped to handle immediate claims service and provide hot meals and sundry toiletries for those impacted by large-scale disasters.

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What factors can affect the price of home insurance?

Positive: Higher deductibles, Applicable discounts, owner occupied, properly maintained properties and structures, pride of ownership, Upgraded roof, plumbing, heating, cooling and electrical. Presence of a sprinkler system, burglar and fire alarm systems. Windstorm mitigation upgrades. Storm shutters.

Negative: Unusual liability exposures such as unfenced pools, trampolines, vicious or exotic pets, use property for business purposes, an above average amount of high value personal property items. Unrepaired damage.

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What factors can affect the price of auto insurance?

Positive: Higher deductibles. Applicable discounts. For drivers 55 and older, completion of a mature driver discount course offered by the Florida department of highway safety and motor vehicles (not as a result of punishment for a driving citation).

Negative: Prior losses, driving citations, higher risk vehicles, business use, certain occupations, number of household drivers, credit record. Financial Responsibility Filings

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Why should I change from my current insurance company to Farmers

Better buying experience, superior customer service. Broader insurance options. One stop for all needs. Insurance done right, the first time. Serving America since 1928. Peace of mind. Promises kept. Personalized attention is a hallmark of the Farmers experience.

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What kind of payment plans do you offer?

Check, electronic funds transfer (EFT), credit card, debit card or cash.

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Can I view my policy online?

Yes! 24/7 on or the Farmers App!

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Should I have the Farmers Mobile App?

The Farmers Mobile App is a convenient way to access popular policy management features. The app allows you to easily view your ID cards, pay bills, go paperless, view policy documents, set up payment reminders and report a claim at any time. You can also use the mobile app to get in touch with me, your agent!

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How can I print my Auto insurance ID card?

To print your auto insurance ID card or evidence of insurance, you can log in to your account on and click on the policy number of your auto insurance policy. You’ll find a link to print your evidence of insurance.

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